Browsing through my stats I was able to see what the most popular posts on Gap Year Escape have been in 2010. Hereâ€™s a recapâ€¦
Selecting your backpack for your Gap Year can be one of the most important decisions youâ€™ll ever make. If you make the right decision a well purchased backpack can last the duration of your Gap Year and make life that little be easier. In this post are the key factors to consider and a list of backpacks.
Being a writer I appreciate that the written word can be a powerful motivator and provide that little extra inspiration you need to take the leap. Let me know what your favourite quote is.
You can purchase a lot of items while youâ€™re abroad but some items you really need to take with you before you embark. Finding quality in some back alley market in Thailand can be difficult. Check out ten items that you can get online at a reasonable price.
I created this post to showcase some of the up and coming blogging talent out there. Newer blogs tend to have that extra boost of enthusiasm that some old bloggers lose when on the path of long term travel.
Travelling as a couple can be difficult but these 30 blogs, ran by couples, just goes to show that it doesn’t have to be. Check them out for advice and inspiration.
The time I spent on the East Coast of Australia has to be some of the fondest memories I have. I met some fantastic people and Iâ€™m very grateful for my experiences. Check out the video to get a glimpse of what I got up.
The rather painful tale of my near trip ending accident. It was certainly a difficult and emotional time for me and the only reason I pour my heart onto the page is because of the pills. Honest.
A collection of 30 images from my trip in Australia. Itâ€™s a beautiful country and so very backpacker friendly. Itâ€™s a must stop any anyoneâ€™s Gap Year.
This has to be one of the highlights of my trip and certainly an unforgettable experience. Great White sharks are far from terrifying. They are beautiful, majestic creatures and seeing one in the wild should be on everybody’s bucket list.
Although a photo post, clearly street art resonates with more people than just me. Melbourneâ€™s art is in the street rather than the museums, which makes walking round parts of Melbourne incredible. I threw in my favourite Banksy quotes for good measure!